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Article: Palliative Care as a Human Right

Dr John Lombard (School of Law) has written a blog post for The All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care Research Blog entitled ‘Palliative Care as a Human Right’: "Palliative care engages a range of human rights including the right of autonomy, bodily integrity, equality, and protection from inhuman or degrading treatment. However, it… Continue reading Article: Palliative Care as a Human Right

All posts, Co-op & work experience stories, Law, Students, Taught postgraduates, Undergraduates

My experience at UL so far

By David Roche, BA in Criminal Justice, University of Limerick This blog post is aimed at exploring a wide variety of tips and tricks to help survive college life here at the University of Limerick. As a second-year student I have an adequate but limited idea of what it takes to survive and excel in University.… Continue reading My experience at UL so far

All posts, English, Irish & Communication, News & events

35th Limerick Literary Festival

This year, UL Creative Writing is supporting the 35th Limerick Literary Festival in honour of Kate O’Brien, 22nd to 24th February. The Festival has a wonderful line-up of writers: acclaimed journalist Lara Marlowe, bestselling author Louise O’Neill, award winning essayist Emilie Pine, renowned biographer Lyndall Gordon, critically acclaimed novelist David Park, no 1 bestseller Liz… Continue reading 35th Limerick Literary Festival

All posts, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, News & events, Research postgraduates, Students

UL doctoral student chosen as Society for Ethnomusicology ‘Student of the Month’

Congratulations to Felix Morgenstern, a PhD student with the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at UL, who has been chosen by the Society for Ethnomusicology (SEM) as Student of the Month (February 2019). SEM is a very prestigious international ethnomusicology organisation based in the USA and it is a real honour for Felix and… Continue reading UL doctoral student chosen as Society for Ethnomusicology ‘Student of the Month’

All posts, Law, News & events, Research, Taught postgraduates

Challenges in Prosecuting International Crimes: A Case Study from Uganda

Paul Bradfield delivered a guest lecture titled “Challenges in Prosecuting International Crimes: A Case Study from Uganda” on the 11th February, to LL.M. /M.A. Human Rights in Criminal Justice students, and staff in the School of Law and Centre for Crime, Justice & Victim Studies. Paul delivered a very interesting and informative lecture on the… Continue reading Challenges in Prosecuting International Crimes: A Case Study from Uganda

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A&L Goodbody Moot Court Competition 2019

The School of Law’s Internal Moot Court Competition, sponsored by A&L Goodbody solicitors, took place on 6th-7th February 2019. The preliminary rounds were judged by Sinead Eaton, Hope Davidson, Dr Margaret Fitzgerald O'Reilly, Eoin Quill, Professor Paul McCutcheon, and Dr Norah Burns. All judges commented on the high standard of mooting displayed by students throughout… Continue reading A&L Goodbody Moot Court Competition 2019

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154 days and counting…

By Jacqui Mannix Geoghegan (1st year LM002 BA Arts, University of Limerick) I started at UL on the 6th of September 2018 and the last 154 days have been the most exciting time of my life. I don’t think anything can prepare you for the freedom and adventure university has to offer. Coming from such… Continue reading 154 days and counting…

All posts, In the press, Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, News & events, Research, Sociology

LISTEN: Prof. Eoin Devereux on RTÉ 2 FM

Head of the Department of Sociology at UL, Prof. Eoin Devereux, spoke to Dave Fanning yesterday on RTÉ'S 2FM, talking about HEART & SOUL: Critical Essays on Joy Division, edited by Dr Martin J Power, Prof. Eoin Devereux and Dr Aileen Dillane. The book was launched last month in Dolans, Limerick. Direct link (Eoin's interview… Continue reading LISTEN: Prof. Eoin Devereux on RTÉ 2 FM

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Traveller accommodation roundtable at UL School of Law

The School of Law at the University of Limerick hosted an extremely interesting roundtable discussion considering the experiences of and difficulties in accessing Traveller accommodation. The event which was co-organised by Community Law and Mediation saw Siobhan O’Donoghue, Solicitor with CLM (Northside), present her research on the Traveller Loan Scheme to approximately 20 attendees. The… Continue reading Traveller accommodation roundtable at UL School of Law

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Housing Law and Policy students graduate from UL

  The School of Law was delighted to present a number of students who had completed its online Housing Law and Policy module with their Certificates of Completion on  Wednesday 30th January. The online module, which is co-delivered by the School of Law at the University of Limerick and Community Law & Mediation, examines the provision… Continue reading Housing Law and Policy students graduate from UL

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IWAMD Community Engagement programme with the National Rehabilitation Hospital

The Irish World Academy of Music and Dance’s Community Engagement programme with the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH)  The NRH provides a comprehensive range of specialist rehabilitation services to patients from throughout Ireland who, as a result of an accident, illness or injury have acquired a physical or cognitive disability and require specialist rehabilitation. The music therapy service… Continue reading IWAMD Community Engagement programme with the National Rehabilitation Hospital

All posts, History, News & events

The IRA and the First Dail

Dr Ruán O'Donnell (Department of History) gave a paper on ‘The IRA and the First Dail’ in the National Museum, Collins Barracks, Dublin on 17th January. This formed part of the official launch of the new special exhibition on the First Dail by the National Museum of Ireland. Dr O'Donnell's talk was part of an… Continue reading The IRA and the First Dail